The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 893 940 969
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 15 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 14
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
London +28 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £30,000 -
County Antrim - 4 £30,000 -
Belfast - 4 £30,000 -
South East +29 3 £57,500 +91.66%
Newtownabbey - 2 £30,000 -
City of London +59 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Surrey +28 1 £35,000 +16.66%
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £57,500 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Senior Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) SCCM
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
4 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (27.78%) DNS
7 10 (27.78%) DHCP
7 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 10 (27.78%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) MS Office
8 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (22.22%) XenApp
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
10 7 (19.44%) LAN
10 7 (19.44%) WAN
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 6 (16.67%) C#
11 6 (16.67%) SQL

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.78%) DHCP
2 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) LAN
3 7 (19.44%) WAN
4 6 (16.67%) VoIP
5 5 (13.89%) LDAP
5 5 (13.89%) SNMP
6 4 (11.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.56%) Skype
9 1 (2.78%) FTP
9 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) Subversion
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.89%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) MFC
1 5 (13.89%) Qt
1 5 (13.89%) WCF
1 5 (13.89%) WinForms
1 5 (13.89%) WPF
2 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) EPoS
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Social Media
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (19.44%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.89%) FreeBSD
7 5 (13.89%) Solaris
7 5 (13.89%) Unix
7 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 5 (13.89%) Line Management
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Service Design
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C
2 5 (13.89%) C++
2 5 (13.89%) VB
2 5 (13.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) MCP
2 4 (11.11%) MCSA
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) XenApp
3 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) Perforce
6 4 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) Google
7 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.78%) Mitel
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter